Holiday hack: Here’s our last minute luxury gift guide!
Dec17

Holiday hack: Here’s our last minute luxury gift guide!

It’s finally that time of year again! The time to swipe your credit card with a smile on your face; and greet the bill with a frown in the new year. If you have failed every DIY tutorial on Pinterest and can’t find anything to buy your special one – we’ve got some suggestions.   Watch by DuBois et fils: British Racing Green is the typical colour of the understatement, discreet and yet very noble! It is...

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KAPOW! Batmobile on sale in Dubai
Oct27

KAPOW! Batmobile on sale in Dubai

The Batmobile is on classified marketplace website dubizzle.com; yours for a cool AED3.5 million The Middle East is renowned for flashy motors. Hit any major street in any major regional city in the evening, and you will see a number of unusual, rare and exotic supercars, from Aston Martins to the Pagani Zonda, but this latest car to hit the second-hand market outdoes them all – a replica Batmobile! While movie buffs are all...

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Green is the new black, with Sohad Acouri
Aug24

Green is the new black, with Sohad Acouri

Dubai-based Lebanese designer, Sohad Acouri, started designing elegant couture bridal gowns and evening wear in the mid-1990s. By the year 2000, his breathtaking work began enchanting woman across Dubai as he opened his first boutique here. What makes Sohad Acouri stand out amongst the various bridal designers in Dubai is not just his innovative designs that are enough to make a woman want more, but also his environmentally friendly...

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Online shopping tips from Mange Tout
Aug20

Online shopping tips from Mange Tout

Tips for online shopping Ann Rae, general manager of UAE-based online gift basket company, Mange Tout, offers top tips for the perfect gift purchase. Online shopping is growing at a phenomenal rate every year. But with so much to choose from, how do you choose the perfect gift for someone? A mistake some people make is buying something they like, instead of thinking about the interests of the recipient. If you are looking to buy the...

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Refresh your home with one click
Aug04

Refresh your home with one click

Your new home is now at your fingertips with this website’s virtual furniture boutique When Zaina and Rania Kan’aan migrated from Montreal to Dubai, it wasn’t just the temperature that was different from home. Hailing from a country where any corner or vacant space can be used to display their art, Dubai was the complete opposite. Instead of booking a ticket back to Canada, this creative duo introduced Ananasa – a virtual...

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A high tea adventure with Avantcha
Aug03

A high tea adventure with Avantcha

Every hipster knows tea is the new coffee, so new Dubai cafe “The Sum of Us” presented the  perfect venue for an elaborate afternoon of gourmet tea tasting with Avantcha. Avantcha is a trendy homegrown tea company, which offers more than 100 artisan tea varieties and bespoke blends, if that’s what floats your boat. With 14 teas in front of us, co-founder Marcus Zbinden took us on a tea odyssey from light white teas, through...

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